The Cost Of Training Pilots Is Based On The Price Of the Plane And The Cost Of Fuel. It is projected that the current shortage of commercial pilots around the world that has resulted from a dramatic and steady increase in air transportation will only continue if not get worse. The costs associated with learning […]

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Future Electric Motorcycles – Today. Ah, the thrill of racing. Whether it is cars, horses or boats the adrenaline rush is addictive right? How about motorcycles and more specifically electric motorcycles?

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Electric Motors And Combustion Engines To Benefit From A New Alloy. If combustion engines ever hope to compete in the long term with electric motors there needs to be an industry changing development that allows for a step change in energy efficiency. Modern combustion engines using gasoline are typically less that 20% efficient. 

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Can We Cross An Ocean Using Only Solar Power ? A group of inventors from California are attempting to set a new world record by crossing an ocean with a solar powered autonomous boat. Named the Sea Charger, the craft is powered by the sun hitting it’s two 100 watt solar pv panels and driving […]

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An Answer As To Why Perovskite Solar Cells Degrade In Sunlight. A new study has found both the cause and a solution for the pesky tendency of perovskite solar cells to degrade in sunlight, a research breakthrough potentially removing one roadblock to commercialization for this promising technology.

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New Research Using Biomass To Create Biofuels. University of Montana forestry Professor Beth Dodson is the project director of a grant recently funded for $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Energy’s Biomass Research and Development Initiative.

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New Research Into Producing Advanced Bio-fuels. When it comes to replacement for liquid hydrocarbon fuels such as diesel, gasoline or jet fuel, renewable bio-fuels are looking more and more like a viable replacement. Researchers around the world are experimenting with different methods of making renewable bio-fuels.

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Research Into Converting Solar and Wind Power. The challenge of adopting a high percentage of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind, into the electric grid is dealing with the intermittent nature of these sources. Researchers around the world are working to develop a cost effective method of storing electrical energy produced from clean […]

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Some People Live For Risky Base Jumping . It takes a special kind of person to do low level base jumping. The ground is not that far away and the dangers are very real. Add the extra effort needed to climb to the top of a wind turbine and then walk out on the stalled blade, […]

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Recover a Sealed Lead Acid Battery With A Few Easy Steps. In the old days, ( not that I am old or anything like that, but I read a lot), lead acid car and motorcycle batteries had simple caps on each cell. This meant that as a car owner you needed to ensure that the […]

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